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Church of St Benedict

A Grade I Listed Building in Glinton, City of Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.6392 / 52°38'21"N

Longitude: -0.2958 / 0°17'44"W

OS Eastings: 515416

OS Northings: 305974

OS Grid: TF154059

Mapcode National: GBR GXJ.J1V

Mapcode Global: WHHN4.FXCK

Plus Code: 9C4XJPQ3+MM

Entry Name: Church of St Benedict

Listing Date: 15 December 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50034

Location: Glinton, Peterborough, PE6

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: Glinton

Built-Up Area: Glinton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Glinton St Benedict

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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(north side)
Church of St Benedict
TF 1505 38/250 15.12.55
From C12. Nave has Perpendicular clerestorey and battlements with large grotesque
gargoyles. North aisle has shallow buttresses and battlements and Norman round
arched slit window in west end, chamfered north doorway with small flanking
buttresses, and restored Early English windows. The south aisle has battlements
angle buttresses restored Early English and Decorated windows and C15 four-centred
arch south doorway. The C15 south porch has circa 1300 outer arch with double
chamfer, the outer chamfer is hollow and has dogtooth ornament. The porch is
C15 moulded and with carved bosses. The porch contains 2 coffin lids with recumbent
figures. Chancel has battlements and Early English and Perpendicular south
windows, restored east window with intersecting tracery and buttresses with
set-offs. Early C13 chancel chapel. C15 west tower of 3 stages with diagonal
buttresses with set-offs, 2-light bell-openings, battlements and disproportionately
tall octagonal recessed spire with 2 tiers of lucarnes and outline with entasis.
Interior: Perpendicular arcades with octagonal piers and crenellated abaci.
Square Norman font with decoration of squares and crosses. C14 traceried
piscina in north chancel.
Monuments: early C14 stone effigies of a Forester, a horn and a lady
said to have come from Northborough and therefore might be Geoffrey Delamare,
supposed Forester of Kesteven.
The church is built of square rubble and ashlar, with lead and Collyweston stone
roofs. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1541605974

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